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areas, one for allegedly violating state campaign ethics laws as well as misuse of public funds. allen, in addition to that, he is facing potentially tens of thousands of dollars in fines for violating state fair practices area, as well. >> thank you, len ramirez. >>> freedom of expression versus public decency. that was the question before the san francisco board of supervisors as they voted on a public nudity ban in the city. joe vazquez is in san francisco with new rules on covering up. >> reporter: new rule, no nudity. it was a close vote. 6-5 here at the botched board this afternoon. after the vote there was an uproar at city hall. >> expression of nudity is beautiful. the body is beautiful! >> nudist began to strip and shouting in protest, sheriff's deputies had to cover them in blanketed and removed them from the chambers. several were screaming for the removal of supervisor scott weiner to sponsored the legislation. it will ban public nudity citywide with the exception of some celebrations like the folsom street fair. supervisor weiner says the legislation was needed because
. and that they follow federal laws as well so they have a function. but this is one that he doesn't have and that he wants. >> all right. grace lee, thank you. >>> we are following a developing story right now out of san francisco. a manhole cover has blown off the city street. flames were seen shooting out of the manhole at 11th and howard streets and traffic in the year is being restricted right now. it's not known what has caused this blast. a pg&e crew is now on scene. first reports about a pedestrian injured turned out to be the result of a car crash which happened two blocks away at the exact same time. >>> the line belongs to a different retail chain but i'm going to use it anyway, attention walmart shoppers. you may want to prepare for a different kind of line this black friday. a picket line. cbs 5 reporter ann notarangelo on the wage war that could shake up some shopping plans. ann. >>> reporter: it's not clear what we'll see at walmart across the bay area over the next couple of days. there are going to be some labor actions but they seem to be disorganized and they don't actually always
: the district attorney is investigating shirakawa for repeated violations of state campaign ethics laws and misuse of public funds stemming from his alleged abuse of a county- issued credit card for lavish meals, trips to golf resorts, first class air and hotel upgrades and luxury car rentals. in his first public statements on the allegations last tuesday shirakawa blamed the media. >> i don't want you to be distracted by the political lynching that you read today and continue to read about. >> reporter: but it has been a distraction. >> there's a siren and a blaring in the community right now right or wrong from your perspective. >> reporter: one new area of focus is travel expenses. last april he reportedly billed taxpayers for his upgraded $560 a night hotel stay in washington, d.c. the night after his official itinerary had him flying home and in 2009 he was seemingly in two places at once attending a state conference in sacramento but charging taxpayers $95 for a working staff meeting at a downtown san jose restaurant. >> at the end. day it is like watching a train wreck and it's t
changes in the tax laws will impact us all. >> reporter: hopefully no indigestion. the bay area is one of the most vulnerable regions to changing taxes and the reason for that is our cost of living is higher and that means prop 30 could affect a larger number of households here. the bigger problem is looming in the federal tax code and it could cost middle class families thousands of dollars. tax changes are adding up and it could cost you a lot. >> we got to make sure we do it right. >> reporter: governor brown's proposition 30 raised state income tax on those with a taxable income of $250,000 or more to pay for schools and universities. what you might not know is it's retroactive meaning if you fall in that bracket the bill is due this coming april. >> there's going to be a few people who will be surprised but there was really nothing that you could to plan for it. it was, you know, the election is really what determined whether or not this was going to happen. >> reporter: the accountant says for a married couple making $250,000 and filing separately it will cost you about $250. it
the authority. the law says unless it's an emergency the sheriff needs a court order. without one it's an inmate escape technically. >> i didn't have discretion. i thought i had. >> reporter: the story ends with another leather time from edward pereria thanking the sheriff for allowing him to fulfill his promise. >> and sheriff kuntz says he has reviewed his policies and from now on unless it's an emergency he won't let anyone out without a court order. in san andreas, ben sosenko, cbs 5. >>> you couldn't escape black friday without a black eye. what all these shoppers are fighting for. >> how about this incredible gift? how one man is giving thanks for the past by investing in the future. ♪ because we know how much you do to make the holidays just right. from ornaments to ottomans, memories are made with ikea. gadgets looks like. a crushf people grabbing for cell phs a walmart store a >>> all right. you're going to shake your head. here's what the post- thanksgiving craving for gadgets looks like. this crush of people grabbing for cell phones at a walmart store as it opened at midnight. [ sc
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